pubs close up as soon as they are out

Dear Ann. Will send you card so I don’t have to write so much. Got your letter today. Yes Beer is ration rather the pubs close up soon as they sell out. Felix Read more

the censor would only cut it out or scratch it out

England Aug 3, 1943 Dear Ann and All. I receive your letter yesterday Aug “2”nd. I was glad to hear from you, that was the first letter I received here, that is to my new A.P.O. All the mail I have been getting was June mail or first part of July. One day I got Read more

we are doing about the same thing we did back in the States.

VMAIL  T/5 Felix E. Swehla 36129326 Co B. 803 T.D. Bn A.P.O. 645 c/o Postmaster New York. NY July 25, 1943 TIMESTAMPED JULY 26, 1943 Dear Ann and all – I am taking it easy this Sun after – noon. Now I want to write about three letters. How is everything at home? we are Read more

Here I use three blankets to cover up with at night.

England, July 14, 1943 Dear Ben + All; Just got through playing a little ball so now I will spend a little time time writing. How is every thing at home? You must have your wheat cut by now. How was it this year? I got a letter from Ann, wrote June 26 “I believe!” Read more

We arrived in England safe and sound.

England July 4th Dear Ben + All – I suppose by now you are wondering where I am and why I haven’t been writing. We arrived in England safe and sound. It was a nice long ride, but I enjoyed it very much. Certainly saw lots of water but it wasn’t bad as I thought Read more

Will drop you a line to let you know I am good as can be.

TIMESTAMPED JULY 9, 1943 Dear Ann, Will drop you a line to let you know I am good as can be. I will try and write you a longer letter soon. I am getting a big kick out of this country. Certainly will have plenty to talk about when I get home. So far I Read more